PCR, Antigen, Antibody — What Covid Test Do I Need?

By The Vault Team

It started with a nasal swab, but several months into the pandemic there are now innumerable types of Covid-19 tests and terminologies to navigate—each with its own set of pros and cons. 

In the short podcast below, Vault’s Founder and CEO, Jason Feldman, sat down for a conversation with Dr. Myles Spar, Vault’s Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Alex Pastuszak, Vault’s Chief Clinical Officer, to help make sense of the noise.

Click this link to get the simple strategy for determining whether to take a PCR, antigen, or antibody test based on what you want to test (active infection or antibodies) and how accurate you need the results to be (this differs based on how often you’ll be testing). Within each category, you’ll also learn what mode of sample collection might make the most sense for you.

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